Workshop on Promotion of Craft Village-Based Tourism
Along the West-East Corridor

Sunway Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam

1. Agenda

08:30Introduction of the project by Mr. Tran Phu Cuong, International Cooperation Department, VNAT
08:45Welcome remarks by Mr. Phung Duong, Vice Director of International Cooperation Department, VNAT ( Speech Outline)
09:00Briefing on the second study mission by Ms. Sayaka Fukuda, Asia SEED, Coordinator of the Feasibility Study Team
(Presentation PDF File Download: 206KB)
09:30Presentation from the Team Members (1)
"The Competitiveness of Craft Village Clusters in Ha Tay and Ninh Binh Provinces"
by Mr. Steve Paterson, Advisor to the Rector, National University of Management, Cambodia
(Presentation PDF File Download: 1511KB)
10:00Coffee Break
10:15Presentation from the Team Members (2)
"Design Instruction Using Tradition and Marketing Strategies for Europe"
by Dr Sunanta Fabre, Advisor to the President, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
(Presentation PDF File Download: 2243KB)
10:45Presentation from the Team Members (3)
"Tourism Development of Handicraft Villages in Vietnam: with View Points of Cultural Preservation and Its Nourishment"
by Dr. Akira Ueda, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba University
(Presentation PDF File Download: 20,083KB)
11:15Presentation from the Team Members (4)
"Blending Handicrafts and Tourism Development -A Good Way of Tradition Preservation and Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas"
by Mr. Ngo Duc Anh, Lecturer, Faculty of Tourism, National Economics University, Vietnam
(Presentation PDF File Download: 222KB)
13:00Group Discussion
15:00Coffee Break
15:15Presentation by each group (Presentation Outline)
15:45Closing Statement

2. Participant

Study Team6
Ministry of Trade1
Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry1
Union of Cooperatives1
Vietnam Tourism Association1
Ha Tay Province
(Tourism Department, People's committee, Artisans, local SMCEs)
Ninh Binh Province
(Tourism Department, People's committee, Artisans, local SMCEs)
Travel Company13
National Economics University13